July 2017 Wrap Up

Well, July absolutely flew past! At the beginning of the month, I had plans to read at least four books to get slightly ahead on my Goodreads challenge: that clearly failed. I worked a lot more than I had in the past few months, I was so sick that I practically slept for an entire …

REVIEW: The Haters

Author: Jesse Andrews Genre: Young Adult, Contemporary, Roadtrip Rating: ★★★ Publisher: Allen & Unwin Visit The Haters' goodreads page here Get your own copy from Book Depository, Kobo, Amazon or directly from the Publisher SYNOPSIS: "Inspired by the years he spent playing bass in a band himself, The Haters is Jesse Andrews’s road trip adventure about a trio of jazz-camp …

REVIEW: Lord of Shadows + Discussion

Author: Cassandra Clare Series: The Dark Artifices Book #2 Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy, Action Rating: ★★★★★ Publisher: Simon & Schuster UK Visit Lord of Shadows' goodreads page here Get your own copy from Book Depository, Kobo or Amazon SYNOPSIS: "Emma Carstairs has finally avenged her parents. She thought she’d be at peace. But she is anything but calm. Torn between her desire …

REVIEW: Freeks

Author: Amanda Hocking Genre: Young Adult Fantasy/Paranormal Rating: ★★ Publisher: Pan, an imprint of Macmillan Visit Freeks's goodreads page here Get your own copy from Book Depository, Kobo, Amazon or directly from the Publisher SYNOPSIS: "Welcome to Gideon Davorin’s Traveling Sideshow, where necromancy, magical visions, and pyrokinesis are more than just part of the act… Mara has always longed for a …

REVIEW: The DUFF

Author: Kody Keplinger Genre: Young Adult, Mystery, Contemporary, Realistic Fiction, Romance Rating: ★★★★★ Visit The DUFF's goodreads page here Publisher: Hodder Children's Books Get your own copy from the Book Depository, Kobo, Amazon or directly from the Publisher SYNOPSIS: Seventeen-year-old Bianca Piper is cynical and loyal, and she doesn’t think she’s the prettiest of her friends by a long shot. …